This collection of 44 brief biographies of famous and infamous figures in criminal justice history brings to life the people who have made the field of criminal justice what it is today. The criminal justice system is composed of more than laws and policies--it is composed of people. The system is only as good or ethical as the people who work in it. These brief (3 to 8 page) biographies include Allan Pinkerton, Herman Goldstein, Joseph Wambaugh, Wyatt Earp, Earl Warren, and Dorothea Dix. Criminal Justice Pioneers in U.S. Historyis divided into five major sections to provide variety and breadth of coverage: (1) academics/theorists, (2) law enforcement pioneers, (3) court/legal pioneers, (4) correctional pioneers, and (5) juvenile justice pioneers.Jones, G. Mark is the author of 'Criminal Justice Pioneers in U.S. History', published 2004 under ISBN 9780205359196 and ISBN 0205359191.